- Was training to be a professional tennis player before an injury ended his career.
- Studied physical therapy in college, and took an acting class only to fulfill a requirement before gradation.
- Studied under acting coach Juan Carlos Corazza.
- Won Best Actor at the 2008 Málaga Spanish Film Festival for his work in Zhao.
- Was hired for Sense8 while still working on the show Velvet, and his production schedule needed to be altered to accommodate Sense8's globe-trotting schedule.